Dekalb County

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (CBS46) -- A shooting in Stone Mountain left one person dead late Friday afternoon.

Dekalb County officers were dispatched around 6 p.m. after reports of a shooting at the Budget Inn $ Suites on Memorial Drive.

Upon arrival, police discovered a 20-year-old woman who suffered from a gunshot wound to the chest, and a child in the room. The child did not appeared to be injured, police said.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced dead. 

Shadrac Nkrumah

After further investigation, police arrested the victim's boyfriend 22-year-old Shadrac Nkrumah. 

Nkrumah was taken into custody and charged with murder. According to authorities, Nkrumah was not the child’s father.

This is a developing story, stay with CBS46 News for updates.

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